The Studio Team of Instructors for Pilates, TRX and Yoga
Colleen Ballew - Nutritionist and Pilates Instructor

Colleen - Owner / Instructor / Private Trainer. CN, CPT, Pilates, VC Ambassador - Food Revolution

Colleen has been a student of Pilates for over 16 years and a teacher for over 10. She holds her PT certification through NASM, her Pilates certification through Retrofit Pilates and 2 Nutrition Certifications through Venice Nutrition and NESTA.

Colleen specializes in healing your body through Pilates and Nutrition. The Pilates Studio is her hearts work of creating a center where she and others could help clients transform their lives through movement, nutrition and the mind / body connection. 

Dianne - Instructor TRX, Circuit, Cycling / Private Training

Dianne Has lived and worked in the Conejo Valley since 1987. Passionate about athletics her entire life, and having a love for sharing this passion with others guided her to the perfect career in fitness.

One of her other passions is participating in charitable causes that have special meaning in her life, such as Making Strides against Breast Cancer, The Lymphoma Foundation and Make a Wish Foundation.

Dianne strives to challenge her students of all fitness levels to be the strongest they can be. 

Laura - Instructor Pilates, Yoga, Cycling / Private Training

Laura has been a Fitness Instructor for over 20 years. Certified through Peak Pilates in 2009, she has a true passion for helping others reach their goals and improve their quality of life. Growing up in Illinois and teaching at some of the top rated facilities in the Chicagoland area including hospitals, corporations and private clubs has given her extensive experience and knowledge.  Recently relocated to sunny California, she feels extremely grateful to work in a field she loves and strives to create classes that are educational, innovative and fun! She will inspire and motivate you to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. 

Dan - Yoga / Private Trainer Ayurveda Specialist

Heavily inspired by Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicines, Dan incorporates principles of these modalities into his yoga.  His classes are accessible to anybody, and much of what you'll learn you can take home to practice daily on your own.  What he offers are simple, practical, and effective techniques to enhance physical vitality, relieve stress, and optimize the harmonious functioning of the inner organ systems within the body.  Dan is certified as an RYT-200 through YogaWorks, where he also earned a certification in Ayurvedic Wellness Counseling.  Dan offers private sessions in both of these modalities at his home in Thousand Oaks.

Karen - Pilates Instructor / Private Trainer / Footwork Specialist

Karen has been teaching Pilates for over 17 years. She specializes in footwork and therapeutic Pilates for rehabilitation and correcting alignment issues. Her strong work ethic and attention to technique provide her students with the tools they need to refine their Pilates practice. 

Derick - Pilates, Kickboxing Instructor /  Private Trainer

Derick Welsh graduated from California Lutheran University May 2013 with his B.S. in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. While in school, he started a Pilates Club on campus and ran it for 3 years. Since graduating, he has earned his Pilates mat certification and is currently working towards getting his Pilates reformer certification along with his CSCS, NCSA certification. He currently works as a physical therapist aide and a scribe at Los Robles Hospital, and enrolled in graduate school.

Chris - Group Fitness / Group Trainer / Private Training

Chris has been in the fitness world for over 5 years, switching from his 9-5 for what is truly his passion. He is ISSA Certified and has participated in 4 Spartan Races & a Tough Mudder race. He is experienced in Mixed Martial Arts, practices Yoga and has his own personal training business in Westlake and TO teaching High Intensity Group classes.

Chris teaches all kinds of Group Fitness Training here at our studio and has become very popular among our clientele! Every class challenges them to do more and he is always changing it up to make sure they get the best workout possible.

Greg - Massage Therapist, PTA, Bodywork Specialist

Greg is a licensed massage therapist of eight years. A recent transplant to California, he comes to us from Sarasota Fl. He holds a degree in Physical Therapy Assisting and shares his passion with his clients, helping them through movement, breathing, and postural re-education. Over the years he’s developed an intuitive style of body work that focuses on self-awareness, conscious connections, and increased natural body flow.

He holds experience in a variety of massage settings from rehabilitation to general health and wellness. He can provide massage in basic, Swedish and Deep Tissue as well as Neuromuscular, Prenatal, Shiatsu, Hot Stone, and Dry Cupping

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